|Harlequin 13 introduces a new tiling feature specifically for high-speed digital printing.|
|Direct is a new graphics pipeline that sends data directly to the printhead electronics without ever touching a disk.|
|PrintFlat removes directional non-uniformity or banding from inkjet output to achieve fine granularity on single-pass and multi-pass applications.|
|Before PrintFlat has removed directional non-uniformity or banding from inkjet output.|
|PDF Processing Steps promises the ability to control technical marks without needing to analyze each file and create a different setup for each job.|
|Print showing banding before PrintFlat™ has been applied.|
|ScreenPro with PrintFlat technology reduces non-uniformity, commonly known as the inkjet smile.|
|Image showing file corrected with ScreenPro|
|ScreenPro with PrintFlat technology reduces variations in ink density, commonly known as the inkjet smile.|
|Counteract streaking on output from inkjet presses with Pearl, one of two new advanced inkjet screens from Global Graphics Software.|
|Avoid orange peel mottle on poorly wettable substrates with Mirror, one of two new Advanced Inkjet Screens from Global Graphics Software.|
1/2 Original image These microscopic effects cause visible artefacts, often described as mottling or streaking
The Press Operator Controller from Global Graphics Software is an example front end for controlling and monitoring Harlequin Direct™ instances and managing print jobs. In this short demonstration you will see its main features in action.
Product manager David Stevenson presents the Mako™ SDK. David explains how using its unique document object model, Mako’s C++ and C# APIs offer control over color, fonts, text, images, vector content, metadata and more, combining precision with performanc…
In this video, product manager for Direct™ Ian Bolton demonstrates the Direct Benchmark™ tool. What PC specification do I need to drive my printer at full rated speed? Is the specification of the PC within our existing system good enough? These are quest…
There are many costs that can impact your profitability when running a production digital press, from power consumption to the substrate you’re printing on. One of the most variable costs is ink consumption, which often varies from job to job and therefor…
The use of variable data has increased exponentially over the past five years and is emerging in new applications such as industrial inkjet. Yet poorly designed variable data PDF files disrupt production and reduce ROI. Join Global Graphics Software's C…
WEBINAR: May 7th 2020: An introduction to Direct™, a new class of print software to power the next generation of faster, wider, higher resolution digital presses: • An innovative digital workflow available to any manufacturer to unlock the power of your …
Inkjet adoption is growing across the wide spectrum of textile production. It brings great opportunities but also challenges, such as maintaining consistent quality. What are the specific challenges and what should you look for? How do you correct for th…
Sue Wood, Sales Manager Xitron, chats to Jens Lewald, CEO of Lewald & Partners, a member of the Global Graphics Software Partner Network. Jens shows us the Xitron Navigator RIP, based on the Harlequin RIP® and explains why speed and cost were important fa…
Sending print data directly to the printhead electronics makes it possible to achieve blistering speeds even with variable data when every item is different. Can you maintain optimum quality too? The benefit is significantly improved productivity because …
Hans Peter Schneeberger of PrePress Digital explains how the company integrates the Harlequin RIP®, ScreenPro™ and PrintFlat™ into their workflow solution for major OEMs and how the strong support from Global Graphics Software has made for easy integratio…
Jill Taylor chats to Mike Rottenborn of HYBRID Software about the benefits of integrating the Harlequin RIP into their CLOUDFLOW standalone RIP and CLOUDFLOW RIP option for a broader workflow. https://www.globalgraphics.com/harlequin
Jill Taylor of Global Graphics Software talks to Peter Waelkens of Roland DG about VersaWorks 6, the workflow software developed by Roland based on the Harlequin RIP and included with Roland DG inkjet printers and printer/cutters.
Jill Taylor of Global Graphics Software talks to Andy Cave, CEO at Hamillroad Software at Labelexpo 2019. Andy explains why the Harlequin RIP, offered by Xitron, was the obvious choice to work with their screening technologies and highlights their Auraia …
Martin Bailey, CTO at Global Graphics Software, explains the new ISO standard for PDF Processing Steps which standardizes how technical marks are included in PDF files to aid increased automation and reduce handling errors.
Jill Taylor of Global Graphics Software talks to Taylor Buckthorpe of Colordyne Technologies about their solutions including the Xitron Navigator RIP, which is based on the Harlequin RIP.
Jill Taylor of Global Graphics Software chats to Raymond Yu of Amsky about their partnership with Xitron and using the Harlequin RIP to drive their latest press.
If you print on an inkjet press you’ll know that the problem of non-uniformity or banding is a particularly difficult one to resolve. It’s especially acute on areas of flat tints with the result that printed output is unacceptable to you and to your custo…
When Mark Andy was looking for a simple, easy-to-use digital front end to drive its range of high-quality digital presses it came to Global Graphics Software for a solution. Using Fundamentals to drive its ProWORX interface, Mark Andy now has a solution t…
ScreenPro™ Direct technology helps to cut processing time by 50% on the Mark Andy Digital Series HD press - at the same time improving quality and enabling fully variable (every label is different) continuous printing at high speed. https://www.globalgrap…
Global Graphics Software’s Technical Services team works with Ellerhold AG to enhance the printing quality of its large-format posters using its award-winning technology, ScreenPro with PrintFlat. https://www.printflat.com/
Mako is a multi-platform technology for creating, interrogating, manipulating and visualizing PDF documents, offering precise control over color, fonts, images, vector content and more. In this video, Global Graphics product manager David Stevenson gives …
Martin Bailey, CTO at Global Graphics Software, introduces the latest version of the Harlequin RIP®. Martin highlights compatibility with PDF 2.0, Dynamic Overlays and In-RIP bar code generation. Harlequin Version 12 also contains a wealth of features for…
HP Indigo has chosen the Harlequin RIP as the RIP engine inside the HP Production Pro for Indigo Labels & Packaging. This is the new HP digital front end (DFE) designed to drive all HP Indigo digital labels and packaging presses and has been rated as 5x f…
Global Graphics corporate communications director, Jill Taylor, chats to Eric Nelsen of Xitron and Kim Beswick of Memjet about the Trojan 2 digital label press, which includes a Xitron Navigator interface based on the Harlequin RIP and Memjet printheads.
Global Graphics CTO, Martin Bailey, explains what you need in a RIP to drive a digital press in labels & packaging and provides a very high-level view of the features of Harlequin RIPs.
Join us at Labelexpo Europe 2017 on Stand 9B17 to learn more about our screening technology, our BreakThrough Engineering Service and Fundamentals.
Here, we look at the Colordyne 3600 Series Production Class Aqueous device and get the views of our Harlequin-RIP partner Xitron, the inkjet head provider, Memjet, as well as Taylor Buckthorpe, ColorDyne product manager.
Colordyne's Taylor Buckthorpe introduces their new UV inkjet solution at Labelexpo 2017. This latest press includes a Xitron Navigator interface based on the Harlequin RIP, with tighter integration between the RIP and the test controls, focusing on color …
Thomas Jensen, product director at TrojanLabel, shows us the capabilities of the Trojan 2, including the easy-to-use touch screen interface from which the operator runs the Harlequin RIP.
Intelligent software makes a huge difference to the commercial success of your inkjet press. That's the message that Martin Bailey, CTO at Global Graphics Software, will discuss at the annual Inkjet Conference on 5th and 6th October 2016.
This video gives a preview of a presentation that will be made by Martin Bailey, CTO, Global Graphics Software at the Inkjet Conference, Duesseldorf on 7th October 2015 www.theijc.com. Martin’s presentation is called “Color management is not enough: why…
In May 2017 the first new version of the Portable Document Format (PDF) since 2008 will be published. In this webinar, Martin Bailey, CTO of Global Graphics Software, and primary UK expert to the ISO committee that has worked on the development of the PDF…
Christophe Lievens, Sales and Marketing Director of ThermoFlexX and Jill Taylor, Communications Director of Global Graphics Software, discuss the success of their joint development work on hybrid screens for ThermoFlexX imagers.
Printing live at the Screen Europe stands N4-C330 and WFZ-03 at IPEX 2014. New guide shows how to 'do PDF/VT right' and make problem-free PDF files for variable data printing. Edited by Global Graphics Software; sponsored by Direct Smile, Global Inkjet …
Sending print data directIy to the printhead electronics makes it possible to achieve blistering speeds even with variable data when every item is different. Can you maintain optimum quality too? The benefit is significantly improved productivity because …
This presentation, made at the recent Fespa 2019 in Munich, shares some of the insights and advances we’ve achieved over the last few years as we’ve worked with many inkjet press vendors to increase their output quality.
From about the middle of last year, the consensus seemed to be that inkjet had finally attained the same quality as offset lithography or flexography. How has that consensus been reached when the areas that inkjet still finds difficult are things like lar…
Is it really possible to achieve blistering speeds with variable data and maintain optimum quality? How do you keep the presses running with no waiting time when every printed piece is different from the next? How do you mitigate artifacts like banding, o…
ScreenPro offers high-speed halftone screening & quality improvement for inkjet printers and presses
At the recent Inkjet Conference in Chicago Global Graphics CTO Martin Bailey provided an update on mitigating texture artifacts on inkjet presses using halftone screens: streaking, coalescence, tone steps and the dreaded orange peel mottling.
Global Graphics CTO Martin Bailey presents an update on mitigating texture artifacts on inkjet presses using halftone screens: streaking, coalescence, tone steps and the dreaded orange peel mottling. But improved screening reveals other imperfections, a b…
Gary Fry, CEO at Global Graphics, presents 'What the Customer Wants - how software choices affect the performance of your press.' at the IMI Ink Jet Printing Conference 2017.
Intelligent software makes a huge difference to the commercial success of your inkjet press. That's the message that Martin Bailey, CTO at Global Graphics Software, discusses at the annual Inkjet Conference on 5th and 6th October 2016.
Today the inkjet industry is exploring how to achieve optimal, repeatable image quality. Brand owners expect high-quality output across all their communication channels. Yet many press manufacturers are frustrated that they are not able to achieve the q…
Harlequin Multi-Level Digital Screening is a new technology from Global Graphics Software. It has been specially developed so you can print confidently on challenging media and at higher speed, allowing you to expand into higher quality (higher margin) ap…
There are lots of guides on how to design direct mail jobs to increase response rates but nothing to help with the actual construction of a PDF for optimal production. Yet in 2011 an Infotrends study found that 85% of print service providers use PDF for …
"The challenge isn't just to be fast enough", says Global Graphics' chief technology officer, Martin Bailey. "The real challenge is to achieve that goal without incurring an uneconomically high cost for the bill of materials to buil…
"The challenge isn’t just to be fast enough", says Global Graphics' chief technology officer, Martin Bailey. "The real challenge is to achieve that goal without incurring an uneconomically high cost for the bill of materials to build th…